MA500 Edinburgh study tour unveiled

By Nikkie Sutton

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Pounding pavements: the MA500 business club is set to hit the streets of Edinburgh next month (September)
Pounding pavements: the MA500 business club is set to hit the streets of Edinburgh next month (September)
The MA500 crowd is heading north of the border for the first time and will hit the streets of Edinburgh to visit some of the city’s most exciting and vibrant venues.

Rabble Taphouse & Grill, Frederick Street

A newbie to the hospitality sector, Rabble​ opened in June this year but claims to be Edinburgh’s only taphouse and grill, specialising in low and slow-cooking and tank beer, fresh from the brewery.

Covering a multitude of different markets, guests can enjoy boozy brunches, afternoon cocktails, dinners or quick bites inside in the restaurant or outside on the terrace.

Copper Blossom, George Street

Are you in the club?

The MA500 club is open to multi-site operators and runs three nationwide events a year that include business-focused presentations from top experts and owner-operators.

Each event is following by an evening networking study tour of new and exciting venues in the area.

To register your interest in attending the next MA500 meeting in Edinburgh on 14 September, email

Bringing freshly made food and elegant cocktails to the city centre, Copper Blossom​ is an independently owned venue where guests can relax, unwind and soak up the atmosphere in its friendly, vibrant and welcoming environment. 

Relax & unwind in our delicious velvet booths over a classic cocktail!! #CopperBlossom #CocktailsInThecity

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Indigo Yard, Charlotte Lane

For the past two decades, Indigo Yard​ has provided a perfect setting to enjoy great food and drink in the West End of Edinburgh.

With rustic style and a superlative selection of beer, wine and spirits, the venue works with the best producers across its menu.

Head & Tales, Rutland Place

Edinburgh’s ‘hidden gem’, Heads & Tales​ is a mix of relaxed, yet fun, cosy yet open with a warm welcome in keeping with Scottish hospitality and tradition.

Quality is high on the bar’s agenda and opens its doors to nights out with friends, intimate dates or a post-work rant.

Ghillie Dhu, Rutland Place

Drams, Scottish fare, jigs and reels are aplenty at traditional Scottish bar Ghillie Dhu, hidden in the West End.

Home to cosy snugs, live music and an extensive drinks list including its very own Ghillie Ale, this bar showcases some of the finest suppliers and products from the east coast.

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